Meaning of “uproar” in the English Dictionary

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"uproar" in British English

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uproarnoun [ S or U ]

uk /ˈʌp.rɔːr/ us /ˈʌp.rɔːr/

a situation in which a lot of people complain about something angrily or make a lot of noise:

The book caused an uproar in France.
The whole hall was in uproar after the announcement.

(Definition of “uproar” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"uproar" in American English

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uproarnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈʌpˌrɔr, -ˌroʊr/

loud complaints esp. by angry people, or a noisy state of confusion:

[ C ] There was an uproar over the proposed rent increases.

(Definition of “uproar” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)